Essay on The Utilization Of Logistics During Biblical Times

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Biblical Integration There is one specific example in the scriptures that I believe clearly show the utilization of logistics during biblical times. In Exodus Moses was tasked by God to go to Egypt and release the Israelites from their captivity (Exodus 3:7-10 New International Version). Causing the Pharaoh to release the people from their indentured servitude was not the only monumental task that Moses had to accomplish, he also had to lead them to the promise land. After the plagues occurred, Pharaoh insisted that the Israelites leave and Moses then had to coordinate the movements of 1.2 million individuals, who had lived in one place for 430 years, through the Sinai Peninsula (Exodus 12: 31-42 NIW). This surely took some logistical planning by Moses to be able to move this large mass of people, with their belongings, children, and livestock, across the desert to the “land flowing with milk and honey” (Exodus 12:40; 33:3 NIV). Just as God assisted Moses in this monumental task he can assist you with any logistical task he has placed in front of you, no matter how small or large. All you have to do is ask for his assistance and he will be willing to give you the guidance and direction needed for you to be successful.

Application When the typical American thinks of logistics in real world application they most likely think of companies such as FedEx and UPS, with the latter even having “We Love Logistics” as a company slogan. While these companies are very important in…

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